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Making Good with Neighbors on National Good Neighbors Day

Good neighbors make for safe and comfortable neighborhoods and tighter communities.

f1It is a way to reinforce the idea that we are all here to look after each other and share an area where we can all enjoy coming home.

National Good Neighbor Day on September 28th is designed to promote that idea and is a time where it’s encouraged to get to know your neighbors or do something nice for them.

You can host a block party or a backyard barbecue to bring everyone together. f2

Another idea is to give a special gift to those neighbors closest to you. We’ve got a great collection of gift ideas that can be an affordable and beautiful way to show your neighborliness.

Here are some of our gift ideas for National Good Neighbor Day: f4

• We partner with Cheryl’s Cookies to offer delicious treats. Right now, we have a great selection of fall favorites. For example, Pumpkins and Leaves Cutout Cookies offers one dozen individually wrapped buttercream frosted leaf and pumpkin cookies that make a great gift. They come delivered in a fall colored gift bag, which makes it a snap for gift giving. f3
• Antique Autumn is a unique floral display in a pine wheelbarrow full of fall flowers and accents.
• All Smiles is a welcoming gift with a keepsake ceramic smiley face container filled to the brim with yellow and white daisies.
• We have plant gifts too like Garden Ivy, which is a long-lasting ivy plant that comes topped with a butterfly accent. A Phalaenopsis Orchid Plant also makes a great gift that is low maintenance and meant to last for months.
• We have numerous Yankee Candles available. However, one of the most unique ways we offer these candles is Scents and Blooms, which combines a floral bouquet with matching large Yankee Candle.

Remember it’s easy to order from us for hand delivery.

You can visit any one of our Columbus flower shops, call us, or order online. Of course, you can also come pick up any gifts you want to give for National Good Neighbor Day!

By |September 27th, 2016|Friendship|Comments Off

Celebrating the Arrival of Autumn in Columbus with Fall Flowers & Gifts

Wooden table over stone wallHere in Columbus the weather is already changing so we know that fall is here.

f2We’ve actually been preparing for the new season for a few weeks now, creating a new fall collection of flowers and gifts for the season, including upcoming holidays like the Jewish New Year, Halloween, and Thanksgiving.

If you have upcoming celebrations or want to decorate your home for the fall season, then you’ve come to the right place. Our Columbus flower shops and our floral website have an array of fall flowers, fall gifts, and fall décor that you can order now. Here are just a few of the items from this year’s fall collection:f4

• Amber Amour contains fall blooms like gerbera daisies, berries, hydrangea, sunflowers, red anthurium and seeded eucalyptus in a clear glass vase.
• Sugar Maples offers orange roses, hypericum, and seeded eucalyptus set among fall leaves in a terra-cotta pot. f6
• Forever Fall features textured pincushion protea, red berries, bupleurum and green dianthus in an orange vase.
• Moonlight is a fall centerpiece designed on a tray that features a battery-operated lantern surrounded by berries, hydrangea, sunflowers, protea and greenery.
• Rich Autumn Colors includes lisianthus, sunflowers, rust-colored calla lilies, protea, roses and garden ivy in a glass vase. f7
• Fall Frolic has rust-colored calla lilies, Queen Anne’s lace, hydrangea, sunflowers, rust-colored football mums, textured broomcorn and dusty miller in a compote-style vase.
Wild and Free contains textured pincushion protea, green Fuji mums, Queen Anne’s lace, Billy balls, purple waxflower, purple dendrobium orchids and a red anemones in a rustic clay pot.

Be sure to order now for best selection! You can visit our Columbus flower shops, call us, or order online right now!

Don’t forget that we also have fall plants and delicious fall cookies from Cheryl’s Cookies plus seasonal gifts and collectibles.

By |September 21st, 2016|Fall Flowers|Comments Off

National Grandparents’ Day is September 11th

f1Sunday is National Grandparents’ Day, a day to celebrate those special people in your life who you enjoy for their advice, knowledge, and different perspective plus they most likely have spoiled you all your life.

It’s a day to make them feel extra special even though you probably already show them love all year long. Take this day to see or call them as well as give them a special gift. Wooden table over stone wall

We have some great ideas for you that may make National Grandparents’ Day extra special for them:f3
Harvest Moon is a unique display with bright orange roses, kangaroo paw, berries, ivy, a succulent, sunflowers and protea.
• Amber Amour is a fall flower arrangement with sunflowers, gerbera daisies, berries and hydrangea accented with red anthurium and seeded eucalyptus in a clear glass vase.
• Autumn Sunset has blue thistle, bright oranges roses, protea, berries and sunflowers in a wooden box. f4
• The Fiesta Bouquet is a festive flower arrangement with fuchsia roses and orange lilies in a turquoise cube vase.
• Four-Dozen Roses offers a mixed display of colors with 48 roses in this luxury flower arrangement.
• Lewis Center Breeze includes white hydrangea, green carnations, and a mix of yellow flowers like gerbera daisies, lilies, and chrysanthemums. f5
The Large Blooming Garden Basket includes a combination of seasonable blooming and green plants for a long-lasting gift. f7

Be sure to order at any one of our Columbus flower shops by visiting or calling for this National Grandparents’ Day.

You can also go online to order for both local and national deliveries. We also offer same-day delivery so you’ll most likely always be able to get that special gift there on time. Make sure your grandparents get spoiled this year!

By |September 10th, 2016|Grandparents Day|Comments Off

Celebrating Labor Day in Columbus with Events and Flowers

F1Labor Day is a three-day weekend that gives us all a good excuse to not work for a while and take in the last official weekend of summer before we start thinking about fall and the close of the year.

During this weekend, there are many events happening in and around the Columbus area to enjoy with family and friends. F2

Labor Day Events in Columbus

The St. Michael Festival in Worthington, Ohio is September 2-4. It is a celebration of food, worship, and community and is a great place to enjoy live music, games, and faith while supporting a great cause.F3

An annual tradition in Columbus for more than forty years, The Greek Festival has become an end-of-summer staple. It is held in Columbus from September 2-5 and offers a great variety of traditional Greek food, dance by the Greek Festival Folk Dancers, cathedral tours, cooking lessons, musical performances and more.F4

Fashion Meets Music Festival is held in Columbus from September 3-5. This four-stage festival features a variety of the best acts in live music and featuring some of the most talented designers in the country. The festival has live performances, runway shows, local food, beverages, unique activations, and more.

The annual Upper Arlington Labor Day Arts Festival in Upper Arlington, Ohio, is held on September 5th and showcases the finest in one-of-a-kind handmade art across various media of visual art. There are over 200 local and regional artists, interactive art displays, a diverse lineup of live music, dancing, face painting, jewelry and crafts for the kids.

Goodbye, Summer Flowers
To big a fond farewell to our summer flowers and make room for the fall flowers that are now arriving, we have put many flower arrangements and bouquets from our summer flower collection on sale while supplies last.

Here are some great ways to enjoy summer flowers before they go:F5
Sunsplash provides a bright and bold way to enjoy the last of the summer flowers.
• Sun-sational Grandview Heights features 20 sunflowers arranged in a glass vase that is sure to brighten a room or someone’s day.
• Watercolor Roses is a stunning display of carefully dyed roses that offer a bright and unique floral presentation.
• Summer Breeze offers white hydrangea and green carnations along with lemon yellow lilies, gerberas, and chrysanthemums.F6
• The Blooms of Marble Cliff combine pink roses with purple anemone and yellow ranunculus as well as other flower varieties.
Sunny Smiles features a mix of summer flowers in various hues of yellow.

All of these are a great way to decorate for a Labor Day barbecue or block party. All you need to do is visit any of our Columbus flower shops, call us, or go online and order there.

By |September 3rd, 2016|Labor Day|Comments Off